We've got a nice mix of game and hardware deals for you all this week, starting with a juicy discount on OCZ's 60GB Agility 3 solid-state drive. Formerly priced at $169.99, the drive is now on sale for $94.99 with free shipping, and you can get it down to $69.99 with a mail-in rebate.
I'm guessing the drive's vertiginous price drop has to do with that SandForce SF-2200-series blue screen of death issue. However, OCZ released a firmware fix for the problem earlier this week, which makes this discounted SSD a rather appealing proposition. Keep in mind the Agility 3 can purportedly hit sequential transfer speeds in the neighborhood of 500MB/s (slightly higher for reads, slightly lower for writes) when connected to a 6Gbps Serial ATA port.
We'd be remiss not to point out that Gigabyte's GV-R695OC-1GD Radeon HD 6950 1GB graphics card, which recently earned our Editor's Choice award, is still available for $239.99 with a free copy of DiRT 3—and a mail-in rebate that can knock it down to $219.99.
As usual, Amazon also has a heaping helping of discounted PC game downloads on offer:
And there's more. A complete list of discounted releases can be viewed from Amazon's Game Downloads page.
|1. BIF - $340||2. chasp_0 - $251||3. mbutrovich - $250|
|4. Ryu Connor - $250||5. YetAnotherGeek2 - $200||6. aeassa - $175|
|7. dashbarron - $150||8. Captain Ned - $100||9. Anonymous Gerbil - $100|
|10. Bill Door - $100|
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|G.Skill hooks up the TR BBQ with some giveaway goodies||8|
|We threw a Minecraft party to test Samsung's Gear VR headset||8|
|Deals of the week: cheap solid-state storage and more||17|
|Sapphire Nitro+ Radeon RX 480 hot-rods Polaris 10||55|
|AMD gets back in the black with its second-quarter financials||36|
|Nvidia unveils a Pascal-powered Titan X with 11 TFLOPS on tap||162|
|Nvidia harnesses eye-tracking to improve VR rendering efficiency||18|
|I'll...just review the thin air on my desk where a GTX 1060 would fit, since that's what we have.||+114|